Microsoft has released some great resources for both customers and partners on Windows Intune in the last couple of weeks. New Signature was the Microsoft Windows Intune Partner of the Year in 2012 and we work with small and enterprise customers daily to demonstrate how the Windows Intune cloud computing solution helps keep PC and mobile devices up to date and secure.

Windows Intune is a great product that many people in the IT industry are only now starting to learn more about. If you are looking for a primer on what’s new in Windows Intune, look no further than the website aptly titled “What’s New in Windows Intune“. The PDF document you can download from this page provides an overview of new features and functionality in the latest Windows Intune release and was published on March 20, 2013. This is a great resource for partner and customer alike.

If you are a Microsoft partner that is interested in marketing Windows Intune to your customers, Microsoft has also released the Windows Intune Partner Marketing Kit, where you can download customized materials for use in your marketing campaigns. These resources include a Marketing Kit Checklist, Datasheet, Email Template, Banner Ad, Telesales Script, and PowerPoint Deck. These resources will be valuable to practically every partner, from those who are just getting their Windows Intune practice started, to the experienced firms looking for some additional guidance on how to market and explain the value of Windows Intune to their customers.

For those of you new to Windows Intune, it is a cloud-based solution that can offer a variety of benefits to businesses of all sizes, including:

  • Unified Infrastructure. Manage PCs and multiple types of mobile devices in one unified solution, either through the cloud or by extending your existing on-premises infrastructure.
  • Integrated Management. Support multiple devices with Windows Intune—including Windows RT, Windows Phone 8, iOS, and Android platforms—without adding infrastructure.
  • Enhance Security. Whether using corporate or employee-owned devices, Windows Intune helps provide a security-enhanced environment with comprehensive update and policy management.
  • BYOD Enabled. Use Windows Intune to give employees access to the resources and applications they need on the devices they choose without increasing complexity.